150 people served Thanksgiving day

150 people served Thanksgiving day
Community Thanksgiving day was celebrated at the National Guard Armory on Thanksgiving day, Nov. 24, serving from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Pastor Joe Villalobos, Faith Fellowship, organizes the event through the assistance of the Ministerial Association of the churches of Vermillion.

Approximately 150 people went through the serving line � and enjoyed a holiday meal of turkey and all the trimmings.

Hy-Vee catered the food with the help of Wal-Mart and women from churches who made pies and helped with the serving.

Men, women, and children came to help and enjoy the day.

Foreign students from India, China and Thailand, families from Vermillion, Nebraska and the surrounding communities came to give thanks and eat a bountiful meal.

Mary Johnson, event coordinator, wishes to thank everyone who joined in from all faiths to work together. Thank you, Vermillion, for being a caring community.

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